Occupational Therapist, Child Development Programs (2) (10119)

<strong>Oak Valley Health, a leading community healthcare organization in Ontario, serves patients through Markham Stouffville Hospital, Uxbridge Hospital, and the Reactivation Care Centre. With a patient-centered approach, Oak Valley Health provides high-quality care to over 437,000 individuals annually. Services encompass diagnostics, emergencies, acute care medicine, surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children&rsquo;s programs. </strong><br /><br />External Closing Date: 1/29/2024

Markham, ON

Oak Valley Health

<strong>Oak Valley Health, a leading community healthcare organization in Ontario, serves patients through Markham Stouffville Hospital, Uxbridge Hospital, and the Reactivation Care Centre. With a patient-centered approach, Oak Valley Health provides high-quality care to over 437,000 individuals annually. Services encompass diagnostics, emergencies, acute care medicine, surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children&rsquo;s programs.</strong> https://www.oakvalleyhealth.ca/

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$38.99 – $53.98 per hour

Overview: <strong>Full Job Title: Occupational Therapist, Child Development Programs (2) - Part Time Temporary (Until Approx. March 2025) - Oak Ridges Site</strong><br /> <br /><strong> Tracking Code: 10119</strong><br /> <br /><strong> External Closing Date: 1/29/2024</strong><br /> <br /><br /> <p><strong>Land acknowledgement:</strong></p> <p>Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Who you are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>You encompass Oak Valley Health&rsquo;s core values and live the words of respect, trust, commitment, compassion and courage.</li> <li>You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard.</li> <li>You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>What we are looking for:</strong></p> <p>This is a role of Occupational Therapist&nbsp;<span lang="EN-US">with the Children&rsquo;s Treatment Network of Simcoe-York delivering the following services:</span></p> <ul> <li><span lang="EN-US">Developmental Assessment and Consultation Services (DACS) Oak Ridges, ON.</span></li> <li><span lang="EN-US">Extensive Needs Service (ENS) Markham, ON.</span></li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Work schedule:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The successful candidate will be available to work Monday to Friday, 8-hour shifts. The primary hours of work are 9am - 5pm at the Oak Ridges office location with possibility of a hybrid role.&nbsp;</li> <li>Please note, the schedule is subject to change based on operational needs.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Hours of work M-F business hours at the Oak Ridges office location.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Current position may include providing virtual and/or in-person services.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Compensation:</strong></p> <p>Band: OPCOM12</p> <p>$38.99 &ndash; $53.98 per hour</p>
Responsibilities: <p style="font-weight: 400;"><em><u>The Developmental Assessment and Consultation Services (DACS)</u></em>&nbsp;is an interdisciplinary service that provides diagnostic assessments and medical consultation to those children with complex medical and developmental needs. Assessments for a variety of conditions, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are conducted by developmental specialists. This may include Physicians, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists. Medical consultation for children with multiple special needs is provided by Developmental Pediatricians and other team members as needed.&nbsp;Current position may include providing virtual and/or in-person services.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;">The responsibilities will include:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Participating in team-based assessments of children with a query of Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or other developmental concerns using play-based techniques, the&nbsp;<u>Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)</u>&nbsp;and other tools.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Preparing assessment reports and recommendations for families with the DACS team.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Counseling the child&rsquo;s caregivers and/or families in feedback appointments.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Documenting all information in the Children&rsquo;s Treatment Network&rsquo;s shared electronic record.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Liaising with external agencies and school boards as appropriate.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Taking an active role in performing and maintaining professional practice standards, guidelines and activities.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to offer services in more than one language is highly preferred.</li> </ul> <p style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <p style="font-weight: 400;"><em><u>Extensive Needs Service</u></em>&nbsp;(ENS) is a partnership between CHEO, Holland Bloorview and McMaster Children&rsquo;s Hospital to develop a specialized support program to provide clinical services to children with extensive needs and their families. This service provides multidisciplinary assessments by specialized professionals who provide individualized treatments that focus on working with families and current care teams to enhance capacity, reduce challenging behaviours, and treating underlying health concerns. Children between the ages (0-17yrs 11mths) with challenging or interfering behaviour(s) and unmet needs who, have already accessed 3 or more providers across sectors and have unmet needs are eligible.&nbsp;Current position may include providing virtual and/or in-person services. This individual will work as part of a health care team and may be required to travel to multiple locations.</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Master&rsquo;s Degree in Occupational Therapy.</li> <li>Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.</li> <li>Exceptional clinical experience in specialty area.</li> <li>Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills.</li> <li>Exceptional leadership, team facilitation, conflict management and mediation skills.</li> <li>Ability to identify risk situations requiring prompt action.</li> <li>ADOS administration experience and training is an asset (training to be provided if required).</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; oral and written.</li> <li>Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital-related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Who we are:</strong></p> <p>Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario&rsquo;s leading community healthcare organizations.&nbsp;Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 468,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children&rsquo;s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Our 542 physicians, 35 midwives, over 3,000 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>COVID Statement</strong></p> <p><strong><em>As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair &amp; equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.</em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Oak Valley Health diversity statement&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada&rsquo;s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.&nbsp;All qualified applicants will receive consideration and we encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of Oak Valley Health. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span lang="EN-US">We are honoured to be recognized as one of&nbsp;<a href="https://www.forbes.com/lists/canada-best-employers-diversity/?sh=5b3cb8144569">Forbes Canada's Best Employers for Diversity 2023</a>. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.oakvalleyhealth.ca/about-us/equity-diversity-and-inclusion">Learn more about our commitment to EDI</a>.&nbsp;</span></p>